On October 20th, Actress and Best Buddies International supporter Cheryl Hines was interviewed on Insider about her current projects as well as her philanthropic efforts. The actress spoke about her excitement to be returning for a ninth season on the hit HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm. Her buddy, Lisa Kosovich, who is also a successful Best Buddies Jobs program participant, was also interviewed and she spoke about her accomplishments at Special Olympics where she won three gold medals. The Best Buddies mission has brought Cheryl and Lisa together and created a meaningful and life-long friendship that has positively impacted both of their lives.
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I was born at Tampa General Hospital in 1983; I was raised by my aunt, BJ, in Florida after my parents dropped me off at my grandmother’s house and never came back. School was hard for me. I was teased until I found Best Buddies in middle school. My bond with my middle school buddy helped me because I felt protected from everyone’s teasing and her friendship gave me something to look forward to every day...